East Wind: West Wind

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  • Pearl S. Buck
  • Author:  Pearl S. Buck
  • Collection:  "East" Collection
  • Year: 02-04-2020
  • Translator from English: Petya Petkova
  • Availability:  In Stock
  • Product Code:  2496-01
  • SKU: 09.0148
  • ISBN: 978-619-01-0611-1
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The classic coming-of-age novel about a young Chinese woman torn between Eastern and Western cultures by the Nobel Prize–winning author of The Good Earth.

Kwei-lan is a traditional Chinese girl—taught by her mother to submit in all things, “as a flower submits to sun and rain alike.” Her marriage was arranged before she was born. As she approaches her wedding day, she’s surprised by one aspect of her anticipated life: Her husband-to-be has been educated abroad and follows many Western ideas that Kwei-lan was raised to reject. When circumstances push the couple out of the family home, Kwei-lan finds her assumptions about tradition and modernity tested even further. East Wind: West Wind is a sensitive, early exploration of the cross-cultural themes that went on to become a hallmark of Buck’s acclaimed novels. 

About the Author

Pearl S. Buck

Pearl S. Buck

Pearl Sydenstricker Buck(1892–1973) was an American writer and novelist. As the daughter of missionaries, Buck spent most of her life before 1934 in Zhenjiang, China. Her novel The Good Earth was the ... Read more

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Tags: China,Eastern Fiction Books,Classics

Specification
Year 02-04-2020
Translator from English: Petya Petkova
Pages 176
Size 140/215 mm
Weight 0.230 kg
Collection "East" Collection
Cover Type Paperback
Genre China, Eastern Fiction Books, Classics

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